Relief of Thutmose III

Relief of Thutmose III

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Cleopatra’s Needle on view at the Met

The exhibition “Cleopatra’s Needle” is showing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art now through June 8, 2014. An ancient Egyptian monument and a gift to the city of New York from the khedives of Egypt, the obelisk of Pharaoh Thuthmose III is popularly known as “Cleopatra’s Needle.”